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Occupational Skills

Occupational skills are a set of knowledge and skills that employees need for a specific job or occupation.


Occupation Skills for Any Industry

Use the Career Search tool to find career specific skills:

  1. Choose “view careers” for a career cluster
  2. Select a specific career
  3. On the left navigation bar of the career profile, click “Skills”
  4. Next, review other features in the career profile to learn about training and work activities helpful for success in this career

CareerOneStop Skills Matcher
Rate your skills and match them to hundreds of different job types that use those skills.

Job Skills Transfer Assessment Tool (JobStat)
Use this tool to find Minnesota occupations that are a good match for you based on your work experience. Find out how your skills, knowledge and abilities from up to three of your past jobs can transfer to other careers, and where your gaps might be.

To match skills to careers in other states, use mySkills myFuture.

O*NET Online
Search for occupations that use a specific tool or technology. Or explore occupations that match your skills.